Younger students

Frontier Highlights Tour
K-4th grade
Museum educators guide students on inquiry-discussion tours which are designed to expand critical thinking. Students are encouraged to contrast and compare life on Tennessee frontier to life today.
 

Frontier Clothing Hands On Program
K-4th grade 
The current program is Home Is Where the Hearth Is. This hands-on program allows students to participate in an activity that would have been conducted next to the light and warmth of the frontier cabin fireplace. 
 

Trade Demonstration: Frontier Print Shop
K-6th grade
Learn about George Roulstone, an 18th century printer who set up the first print shop in Tennessee . Using the museum's reproduction of an 18th century hand printing press, the guide takes students through the printing process and discusses how early settlers received news.
 

First Person Interpretation: Ann Cockrill
K-4th grade
This program is geared towards younger students, who can listen as Ann Cockrill tells about her life on the Tennessee frontier. As a member of the flotilla which made its way to Nashville in 1780, Ann Cockrill experienced a journey of excitement, adventure and hardship, which she will share with students.


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Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
FREE ADMISSION
 
Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

 

 

 

 
 
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Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
FREE ADMISSION
 
Open: Tuesday - Saturday:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays and four holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

 

 

 

 
 
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